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OKLAHOMA CITY (March 28, 2019) - The TSET Board of Directors has selected a top candidate for the Executive Director position today after interviewing the leading three contenders for the job during executive session at their regular board meeting.

The candidate has been notified of the selection and the board is awaiting a reply and expects to make an announcement tomorrow. 67 quality candidates applied for the post after a request for applications went out in late January.

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 28, 2019) – The TSET Board of Directors on Thursday approved 11 incentive grants for communities and schools through the TSET Healthy Incentive Program.

Grants are awarded to communities and schools that have implemented key strategies aimed at creating an environment that encourages Oklahomans to eat better, move more and be tobacco free. 

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 21, 2019) – A program funded by a TSET grant to the Physician Manpower Training Commission (PMTC) is addressing Oklahoma’s physician shortage by offering medical loan repayment assistance.

Through the Oklahoma Medical Loan Repayment program, 48 physicians have been placed in Oklahoma’s rural and underserved areas. To date, eight physicians have completed the program and all have chosen to continue practicing medicine where they were placed as part of the program.

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 14, 2019) – Tobacco Stops With Me encourages Oklahomans to participate in Kick Butts Day on March 20. Kick Butts Day is a national day of activism that empowers youth to stand up, speak out and seize control against Big Tobacco. 

Norman, OK (March 4, 2019) – Norman Public Schools was honored on Monday for their efforts to improve health through the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Healthy Incentive Program for Schools.

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Whitney Dinger, Public Information and Outreach Specialist

Whitney Dinger
Public Information Officer
405-521-4959
whitneyd@tset.ok.gov